- Type: Business | Vocational Courses
- Level: 1/2
- Study Mode: Full-time
- Start: September 2021
- Duration: 1 year
About the course
This course will give students the potential opportunity to progress to employment or progress within employment in a wide range of job roles across the business sector and digital industries, for example in roles such as business administrator, finance assistant, HR assistant and marketing assistant and a lot more.
BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business
4 GCSEs grades 2 - 3 or equivalent and minimum Level 1 in Maths and English.
How much does it cost?
Age 16-18 free. 19+ will require an employer's contribution. There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support. £90 per year to cover cost of educational visits, guest speakers and workshops, plus your own equipment and textbook.
Unit 1 will provide learners with the opportunity to gain broad knowledge and understanding of, and develop skills in, the business sector. Unit 2 and 9 will develop knowledge and skills in finance and marketing.
‘Business’ units – These units have an emphasis on ‘fundamentals of business’ to create/develop skills and knowledge within the broadest sense of the business environment.
‘Developmental’ units – These units focus on ‘mini-projects’ within the context of retail, promotion and selling products.
The chance to be self-employed - it's not unusual to go freelance, work as a contractor or even start your own company!
Opportunities to work abroad - many large companies have branches or subsidiaries in other countries!
A higher than average starting salary – After completing higher level qualifications!
Where will this course take me?
- Business administrator
- Finance assistant
- HR assistant
- Marketing assistant
- Retail assistant
- Enterprise in the Business World
- Finance for Business (Externally assessed)
- Principles of Marketing(Externally assessed)
- Promoting a Brand
- Principles of Customer Service
- Sales and Personal Selling
- Introducing Retail Business
- Providing Business Support
- Recruitment and Selection
- Financial Planning
- Business Online
How will I be assessed?
Units 2 & 9 are external exams and the rest of the units are assessed by coursework.
Will I have to provide anything?
£100 for consumables including books and cost of exam re-takes.Recommended course text as per your interview, enrolment information to follow.
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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